David Preston, CFA, is a managing director in the Structured Products Research group at Wells Fargo Securities. He covers CLOs and Commercial Asset-Backed Securities. Before joining Wells Fargo, he served as a fixed income strategist with Raymond James & Associates. In addition, Dave served in the U.S. Army as an infantry officer. He earned a BA in English from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, and an MBA from Tulane University.The Wells Fargo CLO Research team has been ranked #1 in Institutional Investor’s All-America Fixed-Income Research survey in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. The Wells Fargo CLO Research team was also ranked #1 Most Helpful CLO Team in the 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019 by Greenwich Associates Fixed Income Investors Survey. Wells Fargo CLO Research was also awarded Creditflux’s Scroll of Excellence for Best CLO Research Team in 2015 and 2016, and was named Best CLO Research Team by Creditflux in 2017.